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  • Civil Engineering / Construction
    ABC Maine Amos Bridge Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for students enrolled in an undergraduate construction-related program. Preference will be given to applicants preparing for a career in the construction industry - architecture and civil engineering students are eligible to apply.
  • Adult Degree Completion Scholarship
    Applicants must be admitted to a degree program (matriculated) at a UMS institution seeking a first baccalaureate degree; be a resident of the State of Maine. Must be returning to higher education having experienced a gap of 3 years or more since last enrolled.
  • Civil Engineering / Construction
    AGC-Maine Education Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for deserving students studying engineering and/or construction management.
  • Alpha One Powering Education Scholarship
    Alpha One has been promoting independent living for people with disabilities in Maine for 30 years.
  • Civil Engineering / Construction
    ASCE Maine Scholarship
    This scholarship is for any graduating high school senior who is a Maine resident and intends to study civil engineering.
  • Barbara Thorndike Wiggin Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for applicants who are alumni of Camden Hills Regional High School.
  • BASAF Alex Labbe Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students who are pursuing an education at a trade school.
  • BASAF Brendan J. Keating Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students greater Brunswick area who wishes to pursue a career in masonry or in any of the vocational trades.
  • BASAF Brunswick Business Professional Award Fund
    This scholarship is for students pursuing a business career.
  • BASAF Eileen Boucher Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students pursuing a nursing or health care related career.
  • BASAF Endowed Fund Scholarships
    Students must be a graduate of, or about to graduate from, Brunswick High School (located in Brunswick, Maine) or Mount Ararat High School (located in Topsham, Maine) or another secondary school or are home-schooled, and could have graduated from these two schools by virtue of your residency in **Brunswick, Topsham, Harpswell,...
  • BASAF Helen G. Schlaack and Susan A. Kinder-Haake Fund
    The Helen G. Schlaack and Susan A. Kinder-Haake Fund is for students pursuing an education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
  • BASAF Joe Guest Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is to assists students who are pursuing a career involved in helping others.
  • BASAF Mal Strange Award Fund
    This scholarship is for students graduates of Brunswick High School who participated in the golf program.
  • Nursing
    BASAF Michael Hernandez Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students who is pursuing a degree in Nursing.
  • BASAF Mt. Ararat Computer Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors from Mt. Ararat High School to aid in the purchase of computer equipment.
  • BASAF Non-Endowed Fund Scholarships
    Students must be a graduate of, or about to graduate from, Brunswick High School (located in Brunswick, Maine) or Mount Ararat High School (located in Topsham, Maine) or another secondary school or are home-schooled, and could have graduated from these two schools by virtue of your residency in **Brunswick, Topsham, Harpswell,...
  • Music
    BASAF Phyllis Downing Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students who study and/or participate in music.
  • BASAF Richard C. Ames Fund
    This scholarship is for students who are sons and daughters of local fisherman, particularly those who reside in Harpswell.
  • BASAF Robert Ducharme, Jr. Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students who study and/or participate in music.
  • BASAF Robin Hurst Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for residents of Harpswell who study and/or participate in music or foreign languages.
  • Liberal Arts
    BASAF Sarah P. Rose Memorial Fund
    This scholarship is for students pursuing or intending to pursue a liberal arts education.
  • BHGC Peter H. Dolliver Legacy Scholarship
    This scholarship is for applicant residing and having graduated from either home school or a high school in Maine. Preference will be given to graduate/residents of Mount Desert Island, Maine.
  • BPW/Maine Continuing Education Scholarship
    This scholarship is given to a woman enrolled in, or returning to, an accredited college or training program of more than one year in length.
  • BPW/Maine Jeanne L. Hammond Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is given annually to a woman, who is a Maine resident, with demonstrated financial need, to obtain an undergraduate degree or certification on at least a half-time basis.
  • BPW/Maine Kennebec Savings Bank Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a female resident of Kennebec County enrolled in a post-secondary education program.
  • BPW/Maine Lemieux-Lovejoy Youth Scholarship
    This scholarship is designed to assist a high school senior woman or recent graduate who will enroll in an accredited college or training program in the fall of more than one year in length.
  • BPW/Maine Webber Group Career Advancement Scholarship
    This scholarship is given to woman at least thirty years of age who is enrolled in, or returning to, an accredited college or training program of study, either full or part-time.
  • BRSAF Boothbay Region High School Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students who are graduates of Boothbay Region High School who are continuing their education in any approved post-secondary education program.
  • BRSAF Boothbay Region High School Scholarship - Undergraduate
    This scholarship is for students who are graduates of Boothbay Region High School who are continuing their education in any approved post-secondary education program.
  • Camden Garden Club Scholarship
    This scholarship is for graduating high school senior and resident of Camden, Rockport, Lincolnville, Hope, Appleton and Islesboro area.
  • Camp Susan Curtis Scholarship
    This scholarship is for all alumni of Campus Susan Curtis and must be able to show that they are enrolled in a 2 or 4 year accredited college or certificate program. No specific majors.
  • CHRHS Lincolnville Business Group Scholarship
    Applicants for this scholarship must be a current senior or Camden Hills Regional High School (CHRHS) graduate.
  • CRSF Scholarship
    The Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund for Graduating High School Seniors Who Will Attend a Four-Year College will be to cover tuition, room, board, books and fees, not to exceed $10,000. Awards are limited to residents of Maine.
  • CRSF Scholarship (Maine Community College)
    The Clyde Russell Scholarship Fund for Graduating High School Seniors Who Will Attend a Maine Community College will be to cover tuition, room, board, books and fees, not to exceed $2,000. Awards are limited to residents of Maine.
  • Edwina Foye Award For Outstanding Graduate Student
    To be eligible for award consideration, applicants must be a current resident of one of the following communities (Portsmouth, North Hampton, Greenland, Rye, Newington and New Castle, New Hampshire; or, Kittery, Eliot, and York, Maine) for a minimum of two (2) years prior to the award year.
  • GCFM Horticulture Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to college juniors and seniors or graduate students who are legal residents of the State of Maine and not related to a GCFM Board Member. (College sophomores are eligible as they will be entering their junior year the following fall.
  • Geiger Scholarship
    This scholarship supports students to expand their educational horizons through off-island enrichment and travel experiences, including summer camp, semester, study abroad, and gap year programs.
  • George Stewart Trust Fund Scholarship
    This scholarship was established to to support residents of (in order of priority): Town of Lincolnville, Waldo County, Knox County, who are pursuing secondary education, with preference for students in the field of horticulture.
  • GFWC Maude MacKenzie Scholarship
    The Maude MacKenzie Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000.00, is awarded each year to a student who has successfully completed requirements for graduation from an accredited Maine high school, is a resident of the State of Maine, and has been accepted by a college or university.
  • Horch Roofing Trade School Scholarship
    This scholarship is for a graduating high school senior who will attend a college/trade school or to a current college/trade school student who resides in the state of Maine.
  • KCF&G Bryant Pond Scholarship
    This scholarship offers teens the opportunity to interact with other teens from across the state while learning new skills and to appreciate the natural world around them. It is open for a graduating high school student.
  • Nursing
    Knox County Nursing Guild Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students of Medomak Valley High school, Oceanside High School or Camden Hills Regional High School. Its is to be given to a high school graduate accepted by an accredited nursing program.
  • Lawrence Alan Spiegel Remembrance Scholarship
    This scholarship is for any high school senior or home schooler who resides in Maine, and who has been accepted at any accredited Title IV-eligible college or technical school.
  • MADSEC A. Leigh Phillips Scholarship Fund
    Each year a minimum of $700 is given to a **graduating high school senior with a disability identified under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Maine Special Education Regulations Chapter 101, going on to post-secondary education.
  • MADSEC Lou Fontana Scholarship Fund
    Applicants must be Undergraduate and graduate students from the University of Maine system who are matriculating toward a degree in teaching Special Education, preferably in the area of Severe Disabilities, but anyone pursuing a degree in Special Education will be considered.
  • MaineCF Adult Learner Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for nontraditional students who want to change their life for the better through education and training. The scholarship supports a range of training, including attending two- and four-year colleges and universities, completing a certificate and other non-degree programs, or attempting a self-directed...
  • MaineCF Joseph W. Mayo ALS Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is to assist men and women who are children, step-children, grandchildren, spouses, domestic partners or the primary care givers of ALS patients.
  • Maine Island Scholarships
    This scholarship is for high-achieving island students, including non-traditional students, who are pursuing post-secondary education and have a demonstrated financial need.
  • Mainely Character Scholarship
    To recognize and reward Maine High School seniors of exceptional character.
  • Maine New England Red Sox Service Scholarship
    The New England Red Sox Service Scholarships for Maine is an honor awarded by the Red Sox Foundation, the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox. In spring 2020, Foundation will award a **$1,000 scholarship to 56 academically talented Maine public high school seniors who have shown commitment to community service.
  • Maine’s Top Scholar Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contest
    This scholarship is open to Maine high school seniors and invites them to write on a theme related either to a historical milestone or a current event.
  • Mentoring, Access, and Persistance (MAP) Scholarship
    This scholarship is designed for students from or attending school on Maine’s 15 year-round, unbridged islands. The goal is to provide leadership training, monthly webinars, individualized support, peer mentoring, and scholarship support.
  • MES Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded based on merit and financial need, with the goal of assisting students who might not otherwise continue their post-secondary education without the financial assistance.
  • MMA Captain William Bullard ’59 Scholarship
    This scholarship is for first-year engineering students of Maine Maritime Academy.
  • MMA Dean's Scholarship for First year students
    This scholarship is for First-Year Students Entering Maine Maritime Academy.
  • MMA Distinguished Scholar Award
    This scholarship is for First-Year Students Entering Maine Maritime Academy.
  • MMA Endowed Scholarship for First Year Students
    This scholarship is for First-Year Students Entering Maine Maritime Academy.Recipients must have financial need and a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 or higher.
  • MMA Harold Alfond Scholarship for Engineering
    The Harold Alfond Scholarship for Engineering is a merit scholarship established in 2015 to encourage the study of engineering. This is for first-year engineering students of Maine Maritime Academy.
  • MMA J. Scott Searway Endowed Regimental Scholarship Fund
    This scholarship is for First-Year Students Entering Maine Maritime Academy. Recipients must have financial need and a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.5 or higher.
  • MMA Presidential Achievement Scholarship for First year students
    This scholarship is for First-Year Students Entering Maine Maritime Academy.
  • MMA Trustee Scholarship for Diversity
    This scholarship is for first-year students of Maine Maritime Academy.Required to have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher at the close of each spring semester.
  • Nursing
    MSNA Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded based on the following criteria: be a Maine resident and must be enrolled in an accredited nursing associates or bachelors degree or a higher program.
  • Neal M. Peabody Scholarship
    This scholarship is open to any student who has shown academic achievement, participation in school activities, community service; demonstrates financial need and **current senior or alumni of Camden Hills Regional High School (CHRHS).
  • Otter Island Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students pursuing post-secondary education, including graduating high school seniors, current college students, and adult/non-traditional learners.
  • Peter and Philip Scholarship
    This scholarship is designed for students from or attending school on Maine’s 15 year-round, unbridged islands. The goal is to provide leadership training, monthly webinars, individualized support, peer mentoring, and scholarship support.
  • Library Science
    Phyllis E. Ainsworth Scholarship
    The scholarship is for resident of the state of Maine, a current full or part-time student in an ALA accredited masters or doctoral degree program in library or information science and has completed at least one course and has maintained a minimum B average.
  • Rainbow Business & Professional Association Scholarship
    This scholarship is for students with residency within the New England area (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut).
  • RGC High School scholarship
    This scholarship is available to a graduating Rockport high school student who has demonstrated leadership in a 'green initiative' (e.g.sustainability, ecology, environmental protection or conservation).
  • RGC Rena Kurth Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded annually to a graduate (or graduates) of Rockport High School who has successfully completed one year at an accredited institution of higher education **pursuing studies in horticulture, ecology, environmental studies or conservation.
  • Rockport High School Alumni Scholarship
    This scholarship is for any Camden Hills Regional High School (CRHS) graduate whose parents or grandparents graduated from the old Rockport High School (not to be confused with Camden-Rockport High School).
  • Seth Jordan Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is designed for students from or attending school on Maine’s 15 year-round, unbridged islands. The goal is to provide leadership training, monthly webinars, individualized support, peer mentoring, and scholarship support.
  • Steven Cutter Award For Outstanding Undergraduate Student
    To be eligible for award consideration, applicants must be a current resident of one of the following communities (Portsmouth, North Hampton, Greenland, Rye, Newington and New Castle, New Hampshire; or, Kittery, Eliot, and York, Maine) for a minimum of two (2) years prior to the award year.
  • The Mitchell Scholarship
    To be eligible for consideration, an applicant must be a legal resident of Maine and be on track to graduate from a public high school in Maine. Students who attend a public school in Maine but come from households with residency outside of Maine are not eligible to apply for the Mitchell Scholarship.
  • UMaine Black Bear Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • UMaine Dirigo Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • UMaine Heritage Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • UMaine Katahdin Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • UMaine National Merit Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • UMaine PPF for engineering majors (current students)
    This scholarship is for current UMaine Engineering Students (first year, sophomore, junior) who want who pursue a career in the pulp and paper industry.
  • UMaine PPF Scholarship for engineering majors (incoming students)
    This scholarship is usually awarded to first-year scholarships are typically in the top 15% of their high school class, have a combined SAT score of 1100+, are the recipients of academic honors, participate in leadership and extracurricular activities, and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • UMaine Presidential Scholarship
    This scholarship is for Maine students by offering every first-year, in-state student admitted to the University at least a $1000 scholarship.
  • USM Alumni Association Scholarship
    This scholarship will provide scholarship assistance to sons, grandsons, daughters and granddaughters or spouses of alumni who graduated from USM or one of its predecessor institutions (Gorham Normal School, Portland Junior College, Gorham State Teachers College, Gorham State College, University of Maine at Portland...
  • USM Bertha Bridges Willis and Ralph "Rusty" Willis Scholarship
    This scholarship is for first-year students of University of Southern Maine; Graduate of Gorham High School, enrolled in the College of Science, Technology and Health or the School of Education and Human Development.
  • USM Blackwood Family Scholarship
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine who are graduates of South Portland High School, South Portland, Maine.
  • USM Dirigo Scholar Award
    This scholarship is awarded to first-year students based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, or other criteria.
  • Music
    USM Dr. and Mrs. Newell A. Augur, Jr. Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded preferably to an entering Maine state student with outstanding potential for musical performance and academic success. Student will be designated as an Augur Scholar.
  • Music
    USM Edith Speziali Music Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to an entering undergraduate music major in the University of Southern Maine and is Maine resident.
  • USM Elizabeth B. Woodwell '75 Fund - Maine Students
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine. Student must be a Maine resident, enrolled in the School of Business, with a financial need.
  • Music
    USM Elizabeth S. Hagar Endowed Music Scholarship
    The scholarship is awarded to an entering undergraduate or graduate music major at the University of Southern Maine.
  • Music
    USM Ellen Chickering Music Scholarship
    This scholarship is for entering vocal student at the University of Southern Maine with outstanding potential.
  • Nursing
    USM Ethel Noyes Mortensen Scholarship
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine who will be admitted to or enrolled in the School of Nursing BS program.
  • Music
    USM Herbert & Sally Carroll Payson Scholarship
    This scholarship is for entering Maine state student with outstanding potential for musical performance and academic success.
  • Music
    USM Jerry Bowder Scholarship
    A four year scholarship awarded to an entering student with outstanding potential, both academically and musically.
  • Liberal Arts
    USM John R. Babine Memorial Scholarship
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine who are graduates of Deering High School.
  • USM Lucille T. Laliberte Working Mother Scholarship
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine.
  • USM Madeline D. Giguere Scholarship
    This scholarship for admitted or incoming first-year students of University of Southern Maine and enrolled in, or applying to, a degree program at Lewiston-Auburn College.
  • USM Madelyn Ulmer Scholarship
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine and Maine residents.
  • USM Mountains to the Sea Scholarship
    This scholarship if for first-year students of University of Southern Maine from New Hampshire and Vermont to attend USM for less than the cost of in-state tuition in their home states.
  • Music
    USM Music Merit Scholarship
    This scholarship is awarded to entering students in University of Southern Maine with outstanding potential for musical performance and academic success.
  • USM Osher Scholarship Program
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming, first-year students of University of Southern Maine and be graduating from a York County High School.
  • USM Pond Family Foundation Scholarship
    This scholarship is for admitted, incoming first-year students or transfer students to University of Southern Maine.
  • USM President's Scholar Award
    This scholarship is awarded to first-year students based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, or other criteria.
  • USM Scholar Award
    This scholarship if for first-year students of University of Southern Maine and is based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership skills, or other criteria.
  • Waldo County General Hospital Scholarship
    This scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in undergraduate programs leading to careers in a health care related field which include, but are not limited to the following: Nursing, Laboratory, Radiology, Surgical Technicians, Pharmacy Technicians, Therapy Services and Medical Records Coding/Transcription.